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World Media Trump supports plan for humanitarian food aid to North Korea: Yonhap
Author: 0 Trump supports plan for humanitarian food aid to North Korea: Yonhap

In the 2014 Stockholm Agreement, Pyongyang promised to hold a re-investigation into the whereabouts of abduction victims but the move has been stalled since North Korea conducted nuclear and missile tests. The weapons test indicates that North Korea may be looking to thwart U.S. missile interceptors, according to former army colonel Kim Ki-ho, a defence professor at Kyonggi University in Seoul.

World Media Denver passes referendum allowing magic mushrooms
Author: 0 Denver passes referendum allowing magic mushrooms

The initiative called for Colorado's capital to end the imposition of criminal penalties for individuals at least 21 years of age for using or possessing psilocybin , widely known as magic mushrooms. Colorado became the first state to allow recreational marijuana in January 2014. Medical researchers have found the substance can be used to help treat anxiety and depression in cancer patients.

World Media South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election
Author: 0 South Africa's ANC seeks to reverse sliding support in tough election

The issue of land has been topical through the years but more prominently this year when the expropriation of land engaged lawmakers in fierce exchanges. "It reflects the weakness of the opposition, more than it does reflect the achievements of the ANC", she added. The ANC forced Zuma to quit in February a year ago and replaced him with Ramaphosa, who had won the party leadership two months earlier by a razor-thin margin.

World Media Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi takes asylum in Canada
Author: 0 Pakistan blasphemy case: Asia Bibi takes asylum in Canada

Her daughters live in Canada . After the worldwide outcry over her death sentence and the global campaign over her case, any attempt on Bibi's life in Canada would be catastrophic. The Pakistani High Commission in Ottawa declined to comment. Prime Minister Imran Khan has vowed not to be intimidated by the rioters, saying the rule of law would decide Bibi's fate.

World Media New York Times reveals Donald Trump tax returns
Author: 0 New York Times reveals Donald Trump tax returns

Another New York Times report from October of 2018 confirmed that Trump needed to sell off his father's $1 billion New York real estate empire to keep his own casinos afloat. In numerous years, he appears to have lost more money than almost any other individual American taxpayer. "Trump was propelled to the presidency, in part, by a self-spun narrative of business success and of setbacks triumphantly overcome.

World Media Pompeo in Baghdad in an unannounced visit: Iraqi government source
Author: 0 Pompeo in Baghdad in an unannounced visit: Iraqi government source

The press pool traveling with Pompeo has not been told where they are going next, and have been warned they may not be able to report from the country they are going to until after their departure. He made a surprise visit to Iraq immediately before his trip to London, assuring Baghdad that the USA opposes other states "interfering in their country" and stands ready "to ensure that Iraq is a sovereign, independent nation".

World Media At Least 2 Handguns Used in School Shooting Near Columbine
Author: 0 At Least 2 Handguns Used in School Shooting Near Columbine

HERO pupils disarmed two teenagers who stormed a USA school last night and opened fire killing one student with a gun hidden inside a guitar case. Longtime friend Cece Bedard told the Post that he and Kendrick Castillo spent a lot of time at Knights of Columbus meetings in their childhood with their fathers.

World Media Iran threatens to begin enriching stores of uranium
Author: 0 Iran threatens to begin enriching stores of uranium

Following Washington's steps to curb Iranian energy exports , Tehran announced that it would cut back on some of its commitments under the nuclear deal - an accord that led to sanctions being lifted in 2015. Geng said China " calls on all parties concerned to exercise restraint" and avoid escalating tensions. It's therefore not just Iranian leaders, but also the United States and the European Union that are accountable for the current situation and the resumption of sanctions.

World Media McConnell says ‘case closed’ on Mueller probe
Author: 0 McConnell says ‘case closed’ on Mueller probe

Mr Barr has until 09:00 ET (13:00 GMT) on Monday to present an un-redacted version to the Democrat-led House Judiciary Committee, along with underlying evidence from the 22-month investigation. Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec called Pelosi's accusation "reckless, irresponsible and false". Democrats, who control the House, have been eager to hear from Mueller .

World Media Michael Cohen enters jail, vows to 'share the truth' about Trump
Author: 0 Michael Cohen enters jail, vows to 'share the truth' about Trump

The longtime Trump admirer who once said he was ready to " take a bullet " for Trump is awaited at the federal prison in Otisville, New York by 14:00 (18:00 GMT). Cohen pleaded guilty to financial crimes, allegations that he facilitated a combined $280,000 in hush money payments to two women, and also for lying to Congress about the length of time Trump was trying to reach a deal in Moscow to build a skyscraper there.

World Media Trump 'Briefly' Spoke With Putin This Morning About Mueller Report
Author: 0 Trump 'Briefly' Spoke With Putin This Morning About Mueller Report

He actually sort of smiled when he said something to the effect that it started up as a mountain and ended up being a mouse. "But he knew that because he knew there was no collusion whatsoever". US Special Representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams similarly indicated that the US might impose sanctions against Russia over Moscow's military assistance to Venezuela, telling reporters that "the Russians will pay a price for this" for their meddling earlier this year.

World Media Exports fall 2.7 pct, imports up 4 pct
Author: 0 Exports fall 2.7 pct, imports up 4 pct

He added: "We're not breaking off talks at this point". China also has balked over terms regarding how existing tariffs might disappear, insisting the US drop them as a condition for entering a deal . "China supplies the United States with several chemicals which are not available anywhere else and which are critical inputs to USA manufacturing", he said, noting that China is also is the number three U.S.

World Media A sixth USA state enacts 'heartbeat' abortion ban
Author: 0 A sixth USA state enacts 'heartbeat' abortion ban

Tuesday. Kemp signed an anti-abortion bill Tuesday that is one of the most restrictive in the country and will likely be challenged in court. Democrats, medical lobbies, and civil rights organizations have strongly opposed the bill, saying that it could force women to take desperate, risky steps to terminate a pregnancy, and could also put Georgia's pro-business reputation at risk.

World Media At least 5 killed, bomb targeted Elite Force of Punjab Police
Author: 0 At least 5 killed, bomb targeted Elite Force of Punjab Police

Sufi worshippers, who follow a mystical strain of Islam, have frequently been the target of bloody attacks by Islamist militants including the Islamic State group in Pakistan. The nature of the blast is yet to ascertained. Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan strongly condemn the attack. "The rescue operation at the site of the blast has been completed".

World Media Donald Trump's taxes show losses of $1.7 billion over a decade
Author: 0 Donald Trump's taxes show losses of $1.7 billion over a decade

The Times' article said Trump "appears" to have lost more money "than almost any other individual American taxpayer" based on an analysis of Internal Revenue Service data on a sample of high-income earners. That is why the president has always scoffed at the tax system and said you need to change the tax laws. The Times report comes a day after Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he would not comply with a request from a House committee to turn over copies of more recent Trump tax ...

World Media Europe ready to reimpose sanctions if Iran breaches nuclear deal
Author: 0 Europe ready to reimpose sanctions if Iran breaches nuclear deal

Iran's hard-line Javad newspaper, associated with the Revolutionary Guard, said Wednesday would "ignite the matchstick for burning the deal". "The European Union and others. On Wednesday Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks in Moscow with Mohammad Javad Zarif, to discuss bilateral relations and key issues on the global and regional agenda.

World Media 7 injured, 2 arrested in Colorado school shooting
Author: 0 7 injured, 2 arrested in Colorado school shooting

According to Douglas County Coroner, the student is an 18-year-old male. The school did not have a School Resource Officer assigned to the building, Nicholson-Kluth said. The names and genders of the injured students, who Sheriff Tony Spurlock said were all ages 15 and older, were not released. SWAT team officers with rifles secured the area as ambulances and police officers arrived.

World Media Pelosi says Trump is 'goading' Democrats to impeach him
Author: 0 Pelosi says Trump is 'goading' Democrats to impeach him

McConnell barely mentioned the specifics of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe, but Schumer was quick to note that the report identified around a dozen instances of potential obstruction of justice by Trump . But the danger for Democrats: Independents aren't with them on impeachment of Trump. "I don't think so". John Cornyn, a Texas Republican who's a McConnell ally.

World Media Florida woman pulls alligator from trousers in traffic stop
Author: 0 Florida woman pulls alligator from trousers in traffic stop

She "proceeded to pull an alligator out of her yoga trousers (about one foot in length) and placed it into the bed of the truck", a deputy wrote in the incident report. He gave the deputy permission to search bags in the truck. Alligators given to tourists to hold usually have a rubber band around their jaws so no one loses a finger.

World Media Boeing Board's Lack of Expertise Under Scrutiny in 737 MAX Safety Oversight
Author: 0 Boeing Board's Lack of Expertise Under Scrutiny in 737 MAX Safety Oversight

An error in the so-called angle of attack data triggered events leading to the crash of a Lion Air flight in Indonesia and, it is suspected, also the Ethiopian Airlines disaster on March 10. The two AOA sensors on the Lion Air jet disagreed by a large margin, about 20 degrees, throughout the flight and even while the jet taxied on the ground before takeoff when both readings should have been zero.

World Media U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro
Author: 0 U.S. lifts sanctions on Venezuelan general who broke with Maduro

It is only up to the Venezuelans to decide about the future of their country and an inclusive dialogue between all political forces is needed for that. "I think the only one who really hurts himself is Maduro". In a new interview with CBS news, US-backed Guaidó weighed in on whether he thinks the United States should intervene militarily .